|broken blossoms (1919)|
david w. griffith "broken blossoms" (1919)
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|Intolerance - D.W. Griffith|
Director D.W. Griffith's expensive, most ambitious silent film masterpiece Intolerance (1916) is one of the milestones and landmarks in cinematic history. Many reviewers and film historians consider it the greatest film of the silent era. The mammoth film was also subtitled: "A Sun-Play of the Ages" and "Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages." Griffith was inspired to make this film after watching the revolutionary Italian silent film epic Cabiria (1914) by director Giovanni Pastrone...
Keywords: Silent; Drama; History; D.W. Griffith
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|A Star Is Born - David O. Selznick|
Esther Blodgett (Janet Gaynor) is just another starry-eyed farm kid trying to break into the movies. Waitressing at a Hollywood party, she catches the eye of alcoholic star Norman Maine (Fredric March), is given a test, and is caught up in the Hollywood glamor machine. She and her idol Norman marry; but his career abruptly dwindles to nothing This was also Lana Turner's film debut as an extra.
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Short early clip from the Edison Manufacturing Co. featuring Native American Sioux Hair Coat, Last Horse, and Parts His Hair dancing. Copied at 18fps from a 35mm print preserved by the Library of Congress.
Keywords: Native Americans; Edison
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|The Birth of a Nation - D.W. Griffith|
In its time, "The Birth of a Nation" was a masterpiece. Its racist undertones and revisionism are quite disturbing, but it is still worth watching for its historical influence. IMDb entry: http://imdb.com/title/tt0004972/
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; The Clansman; Silent; pdmovies
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|Nazi Concentration Camps|
**This film contains extremely graphic scenes of human suffering, please exercise caution when viewing.** Compilation footage of Nazi concentration camps in the immediate aftermath of World War II. The footage was gathered by the US Department of Defense as part of the effort to conduct war crimes trials. This copy was dubbed from a video copy at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. National Archives Identifiers: ARC: 43452 NAIL: 238.2
Keywords: nazi; war; world war II; concentration camp
Downloads: 505,172 (90 reviews)